Yeoksam-dong

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Yeoksam-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Yeoksam-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Yŏksam-tong
Yeoksam dong gangnamgu.PNG
Country South Korea
Area
 • Total 3.50 km2 (1.35 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 60,774
 • Density 17,364/km2 (44,970/sq mi)

Yeoksam-dong is a ward of Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea.[1][2] Teheranno runs through Yeoksam-dong and holds many of the tallest buildings in Seoul in a collection of corporate headquarters and high-rise office buildings.

Economy[edit]

T'way Airlines has its headquarters in Yeoksam-dong.[3] Pandora TV has its headquarters in the Seoul-Gangnam Building in Yeoksam-dong.[4][5]

AMI Korea, a subsidiary of American Megatrends, is headquartered on the third floor of 773-6 Yeoksam-dong.[6] Google has an office in Yeoksam-dong.[7] Kukkiwon (the World Taekwondo Headquarters) is based at 635 Yeoksam-dong.[8][9][10] Hankook P&G, a subsidiary of Procter & Gamble, is headquartered on the 16th floor of the ING tower at 679-4 Yeoksam-dong.[11] C-JeS Entertainment is at 629-7 Yeoksam 1-dong.[12] Pledis Entertainment is at 135-907 Yeoksam-dong.[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "역삼동 (Yeoksam-dong 驛三洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "The origin of the names: Yeoksam-dong" (in Korean). Gangnam-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-04-14. 
  3. ^ "Copyright.gif." T'way Airlines. Retrieved on July 4, 2011.
  4. ^ "Privacy Policy." Pandora TV. Retrieved on September 17, 2011. "Seoul-Gangnam Building 5th Floor #727-16, Yeoksam-Dong, Gangnam-Gu Seoul, Korea 135-921"
  5. ^ "Report Personal Rights Violation." Pandora TV. Retrieved on September 17, 2011. "Copyright Infringement Report Center Pandora TV Inc.5F. Seoul Gangnam Bldg, #727-16 Yeoksam-dong Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-921, South Korea"
  6. ^ "International Offices." American Megatrends. Retrieved on May 6, 2009.
  7. ^ "Google Offices." Google. Retrieved on July 12, 2009.
  8. ^ Life in Korea: Kukkiwon Retrieved on 8 January 2010.
  9. ^ GangNam-Gu Internet Broadcasting Station: Cultural facilities Retrieved on 8 January 2010.
  10. ^ Seoul Global Center: Kukkiwon Retrieved on 8 January 2010.
  11. ^ "http://www.pg.co.kr/login/map.asp Company Location]." Hankook P&G. Retrieved on February 28, 2010.
  12. ^ Contact Us. C-JeS Entertainment.
  13. ^ Official Website. Pledis Entertainment.
  14. ^ "Renaissance Seoul Makes Customers Wishes Come True". Korea Times. 17 December 2008. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 

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